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romney had a very good night last night and president obama did not. here's the headline in denver, where the debate was held and where this morning the hometown paper scores it round one, romney. the left-leaning slate.com's john dickerson calling it the best moment of mitt romney's campaign. obama supporter andrew sullivan calls it the president's worst public performance bar none of his campaign. "time" magazine's joe kline asked did the president send out his body double tonight. critical reviews across the board. it'she consensus and also the political reality now staring team obama in the face. there is also no denying that no matter who wins or loses a given debate, each side immediately tries to convince you and us that their candidate came out ahead. there's even that designated spin room, the one in denver, and yes, they actually call it that, the spin room. which is everyone's way of saying with a wink and a nod that we know that you know that we know that you know that we're trying to bamboozle you. again, that's a given. both sides spin. but keeping them honest tonight, there
schedule to tell you about. the romney side canceling the last of three events in virginia this sunday an evening rally in virginia beach. vice president biden canceled a weekend event there as well. the first lady scrubbed a tuesday event in new hampshire due to possible bad weather. weather could become a factor in the final push for votes and if the effects linger, might even affect turnout on election day. that said, there are so many factors to consider, so much forecasting in the form of polling. there's new cnn/orc numbers tonight on the race in ohio. you all know how important ohio is. president obama holding a four-point lead in this new poll, slightly outside the margin of error and significantly right at the crucial 50% mark. so the question is, what is driving the numbers in ohio right now? chief national correspondent john king has some answers. >> well, anderson, that narrow ohio lead for the president is within the poll's sampling error but it is yet another poll showing the president with a small persistent lead in the state of ohio. let's take a closer look at why it i
new. >>> we begin with mitt romney keeping him honest, something he said at the debate, something that's silly but might have serious consequences for the campaign because it involves that key voting bloc, which is women. you may already know what we're talking about. even if you didn't watch the debate last night, you're probably familiar with the phrase "binders full of women", a full-fledged internet phenomenon. 140 million hits and counting on google. it's one of the hot twitter hash tags, binders with cute photos, binders of unicorns, sharp tongues, hillary clinton, and, you name it. when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro, it seems. the binders of women craze began minutes, literally, just minutes after mitt romney uttered those words responding to a question about equal pay for women. mr. romney point to his hiring process when he first became governor of massachusetts. listen. >> i said, gosh, can't we find some women that are also qualified? so we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet
. president obama and mitt romney with dueling campaign events in the state of ohio tonight. governor romney's event on the right, mr. obama's on the left. we'll go live to our correspondents at both rallies shortly and jump in at any point in either candidate is making some news. >>> new polling as well. late numbers just coming in tonight and new endorsements including colin powell weighing in today. >>> also tonight, a very different look inside the campaign from presidential historian doug brinkley who got an opportunity to watch his tore being made as well as what president obama called mitt romney. it rhymes with, well, show-bidder. it's causing outrage tonight. this, on the other hand, there may be reason for the romney campaign to cheer. the breaking news. the abc news/"washington post" tracking poll now has mitt romney ahead by three points and more crucially, hitting the 50% mark for the first time. in our own cnn poll of polls, governor romney currently enjoys a one-point lead, 48-47. as you no doubt know, the race will boil down to a few key states and tonight, we also have new n
with mitt romney's record on women. we begin with mitt romney something that has turned silly but might have serious consequences for the campaign. because it involved a key voting bloc, which is women. you are probably familiar right now with the phrase of binders full of women. it is a full-fledged internet phenomenon. 140 million hits, including on goog. binders full of women is one of the hot twitter hash tags now. loaded with photos, binders of photos, hillary clinton, you name it. when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro, it seems. mr. romney pointed to his hiring process when he first became governor of massachusetts. listen. >> i said, gosh, can't we find some women that are also qualified? and so we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. i went to a number of women's group and said can you help us find folks? they brought us binders full of women. >> that's somewhat silly phrase. here's the totally serious context and why it's important to break it down. women may decide this election as you
an opportunity to watch his tore being made as well as what president obama called mitt romney. it rhymes with, well, show-bidder. it's causing outrage tonight. this, on the other hand, there may be reason for the romney campaign to cheer. the breaking news. the abc news/"washington post" tracking poll now has mitt romney ahead by three points and more crucially, hitting the 50% mark for the first time. in our own cnn poll of polls, governor romney currently enjoys a one-point lead, 48-47. as you no doubt know, the race will boil down to a few key states and tonight, we also have new numbers from the nbc/"wall street journal" poll in colorado showing the race there tied. in nevada, the same poll has president obama out front by three, whereas in virginia, new polling from fox has mr. romney up by two. that's a nine-point swing in his favor since september. now, not coincidentally the campaigns in the last several days have stopped in all of those states. take a look. how would you like to have this as your flight plan? this is a map of the last 48 hours of campaign appearances for president ob
, you name it. when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro, it seems. mr. romney pointed to his hiring process when he first became governor of massachusetts. listen. >> i said, gosh, can't we find some women that are also qualified? and so we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. i went to a number of women's group and said can you help us find folks? they brought us binders full of women. >> that's somewhat silly phrase. here's the totally serious context and why it's important to break it down. women may decide this election as you probably know. president obama's formerly big advantage appears to be gone. the polling shows a bigger gender gap in president obama's favor. whatever size of it actually is, mitt romney can successful narrow that gap, that would make the president's road to re-election very, very difficult, nearly impossible. campaigning in virginia, romney said the president has failed america's women. he was touting his own record claiming he went to a number of women's groups and
of women craze began minutes, literally after mitt romney uttered those words, responding to a question about equal pay for women. mr. romney pointed to the hiring process when he first became governor of massachusetts. let's listen. >> gosh, can't we find some women that are also qualified? we took a concerted effort to find women who had backgrounds to find women. they brought us whole binders full of women. >> that is a somewhat silly phrase. here is the totally serious context and why it's important to break it down. women may decide this election. look at this. president obama's formerly big advantage with female voters answers to be gone. whatever the size of it actually is, mitt romney can successfully narrow that gap, that would make the president's road to re-election very, very difficult. mr. romney said the president has failed american women and he claimed that "he went to a number of women groups and said can you help us find folks?" there's a problem with the timeline. we want to look at that tonight. the group in albuquerque a nonpartisan outfit, actually approached him,
them honest. mitt romney's record on women and something he said at the debate last night. turned kind of silly. you may know what we're talking about. even if you didn't watch the debate last night. you probably are familiar with the phrase binders full of women. one of the hot twitter hashtags. cute photos, snarky photos, binders of uncorners, hillary clinton, fat bastard, you name it. when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro it seems. the binders of women craze began minutes, literally after mitt romney uttered those words, responding to a question about equal pay for women. mr. romney pointed to the hiring process when he first became governor of massachusetts. let's listen. >> gosh, can't we find some women that are also qualified? we took a concerted effort to find women who had backgrounds to find women. they brought us whole binders full of women. >> that is a somewhat silly phrase. here is the totally serious context and why it's important to break it down. women may decide this election. look at this. president obama's formerly big advantage with female voters answers to
checkers busy all night and through today, even tonight. for governor romney's part he surprised a lot of the estimated 59 million people who watched the debate by spending a lot of the night agreeing with president obama. >> with regards to iraq, you and i agreed, i believe, that there should have been a status of forces agreement and i concurred in that and said we should have some number of troops. that was something i concurred with. >> i believe as the president indicated, and said at the time, that i supported his action there. >> i want to underscore the same point the president made. >> i couldn't agree more about going forward but i certainly don't want to go back to the policies of the last four years. >> well, there was one of those agreements, in particular, about withdrawing u.s. troops from afghanistan that got our attention. watch. >> well, we're going to be finished by 2014 and when i'm president, we'll make sure we bring our troops out by the end of 2014. >> keeping them honest, when governor romney was entering the presidential race in june of 2011, he was saying just
and romney is another potential masked candidate, somebody with youth, gender and popularity, firmly on her side. madam president, honey boo-boo. a proud nation awaits. that's all for us tonight. "ac 3 6 0" starts now. >>> good evening, everyone. 10:00 on the east coast. with just two weeks to go until the presidential race is now laser focused on a handful of battleground states and undecided voters. it's too early to tell whether last night's debate moved the needle for either campaign but we do know both men kept the fact checkers busy all night and through today, even tonight. for governor romney's part he surprised a lot of the estimated 59 million people who watched the debate by spending a lot of the night agreeing with president obama. >> with regards to iraq, you and i agreed, i believe, that there should have been a status of forces agreement and i concurred in that and said we should have some number of troops. that was something i concurred with. >> i believe as the president indicated, and said at the time, that i supported his action there. >> i want to underscore the same poi
. the binders of women craze began minutes, literally, just minutes after mitt romney uttered those words responding to a question about equal pay for women. mr. romney point to his hiring process when he first became governor of massachusetts. listen. >> i said, gosh, can't we find some women that are also qualified? so we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. i went to a number of women's groups and said, can you help us find folks? they brought us binders full of women. >> that's the somewhat silly phrase. here's the serious context and why it's important to break it down. women may decide this election. look at this from the gallup poll in swing states. president obama's big advantage among female voters appears to be gone. now it shows a gender gap in president obama's favor. mitt romney can successfully narrow that gap, that would mate the president's road to re-election very difficult, nearly impossible. campaigning today in virginia, mr. romney said the president has failed america's women. he
about this already. >>> just ahead, mitt romney claims his tax plan will cut rates without ballooning the deficit. a bipartisan study found out that the math doesn't work? we'll take a look at that. 0ñ@ñfÑ >>> ahead of tomorrow's big presidential debate we are looking at mitt romney's tax plan and claims that it will cut rates without ballooning the deficit. it was a major subject on the sunday shows where romney advisers continued to defend it and no doubt it will be a topic tomorrow night. a bipartisan study found the math doesn't work, and other studies that the romney campaign counters with doesn't mesh shower up measure up as well. >> six different studies have said this is very questionable. some of them are blogs, some from the aei, an independent group. >> these are very credible sources. >> one of them is from a guy who is a blog from a guy who was a top advisor to george w. bush. these are hardly nonpartisan studies. >> that was top romney advisor ed gillespie. more on that in a moment, first, i want to begin at the beginning. with what romney has been promising. >> unde
be the romney campaign. new polling in battleground states tonight, the latest cnn/orc survey in ohio done entirely after the first debate, now showing a four point obama lead. that's a statistical tie. it is a significant change from the seven to ten point lead the president enjoyed before the debate. new polling as well from sienna college that shows a statistical tie in pennsylvania. that's based on surveys done both before and after the debate and nationally in gallup's daily tracking poll which covers october 2nd through the 8th, mitt romney now holds a two point edge. today, gallup shifted from registered to likely voters, which tends to favor republicans. that said, though, it is hard to find any evidence, any evidence that president obama escaped denver without at least some damage. the only question being how severe and how long-lasting. that seems hard to dispute. just as it's hard to dispute that prior to the debate, mr. romney was getting hammered in the polls. keeping them honest though, disputing or downplaying the obvious, that's what campaigns do on both sides. >> it's not
of tomorrow's big presidential debate we are taking a look at mitt romney's tax plan and his claim it will cut rates without ballooning the budget deficit. we are interested in it for two reasons tonight. it was a major subject on the sunday shows where romney advisors continued to defend it and no doubt it will be a big topic tomorrow night. keeping them honest a bipartisan study found the math doesn't work and other studies which the romney campaign counters with, they're coming under fire tonight as well. take a look. >> six different studies have said this is very questionable. some of them are blogs, some from the aei, an independent group. >> these are very credible sources. >> one of them is from a guy who is a blog from a guy who was a top advisor to george w. bush. these are hardly nonpartisan studies. >> that was top romney advisor ed gillespie. more on that in a moment, first, i want to begin at the beginning. with what romney has been promising. >> under no circumstances will i raise taxes on the middle class of america. we will keep our taxes down. >> what mitt and i are proposing
a big swing toward mitt romney. take a look, late this afternoon, there was this latest national pugh research poll. governor romney now holding a four point lead among likely voters who were surveyed after the debate. that is a big swing from mid september when president obama was ahead by eight. that was this afternoon, a short time ago, a poll running in the detroit free press shows the president's lead shrinking to just three points in michigan. mr. obama had a ten poernt lead there last month. mitt romney's running mate, paul ryan, is in michigan tonight addressing a rally at oakland university in the town of rochester just outside detroit. the question tonight, if the mood of voters is changing here, could it also be a sign that it's changing in ohio as well, another key battleground state. the poll in the free press and the pew poll not the only good news for the romney forces. they got a big boost as well in gallup's tracking poll which shows a 47-47 tie among likely voters contacted on the 4th through the 6th. in pre-debate polling, mr. obama, president obama, led by five. no
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